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The Politics of Muslim Identities in Asia

Iulia Lumina


Approaching religious identity with an emphasis on agency and contestation, this book offers a multi-disciplinary perspective on the development of Muslim identities in Asia and examines the contingent politics that influence how Muslims constitute themselves as modern subjects. Through 9 country-based case studies, the book analyses how Muslims articulate their religious identity vis-à-vis the state and society in which they live and how their position relates to specific social and political contexts. The contributors survey the contemporary ways in which religious affiliation sparks a polit ... More

Keywords: Muslim identities, Asia, Islam, political Islam, identity politics, Muslim societies, Islamic revival, Islamism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474466837
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466837.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Iulia Lumina, editor

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